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the president will stop in wisconsin, iowa and ohio. governor romney was in virginia and then both campaigns are in ohio. both campaigns in iowa on saturday at the same time romney also going to colorado and new hampshire. that is how desperate both are for the undecided vote. just one and then on the sunday schedule for mitt romney. finishing where it began at. new hampshire. the daily tracking poll has governor romney maintaining the 2.lead within a margin of error. also the new abc poll with a one point* lead there in with -- within one-tenth of one percentage point*. at the same time obama was up five points and ultimately won by 6%. 2004 rasmussen project did a victory for president bush and one by the same margin. another poll shows them both died at 36% that same poll shows governor romney 14 pointed vantage on like we've voter turnout that could be the key putting the campaign over the top in the swing states. clear politics has wisconsin as a tossup the latest poll has a candidates' tied at 49%. the president by a margin of 56% is now tied. 16 electoral votes considered a tossup of
media. up next governor romney, president obama both appearing with prominent republicans today . the "a-team" takes that up. what is the deal? the democrats need a little boost? stay with us. ♪ for many, nexium helps relieve heartburn symptoms caused by acid reflux disease. osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels have been seen with nexium. possible side effects include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. talk to your doctor about nexium. ♪ lou: well, joining me now, the "a-team", democratic strategist robert zimmerman, a veteran political consultant and adviser to former president clinton among others in that capacity. wall street journal opinion page editor. well, you know, as we look at these polls, absolutely not a doubt, it is, as they have said it would be for since the outset , of very tight election. >> a very close race. recede now coming down to the states in this election. ultimately we have talked about before. early on this point. ohio is the name of the game. the issue. right now it is encouragi
romney, president obama both appearing with prominent republicans today . the "a-team" takes that up. what is the deal? the democrats need a little boost? stay with us. ♪ i know the name of eight princesses. i'm an expt on softball. and tea parties. i'll have more awkward conversations than i'm equipped for because i'm raising two girls on my own. i'll worry about the economy more than a few times before they're grown. but it's for them, so i've found a way. who mattermost to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. massmutual. we'll help you get there. ♪ lou: well, joining me now, the "a-team", democratic strategist robert zimmerman, a veteran political consultant and adviser to former president clinton among others in that capacity. wall street journal opinion page editor. well, you know, as we look at these polls, absolutely not a doubt, it is, as they have said it would be for since the outset , of very tight election. >> a very close race. recede now coming down to the states in this election. ultimately we have talked
that plays out over the days. >> it plays for governor romney. both of these guys, you cannot ignore a fact a week from today is the election. charles: right. >> so, he has to do everything he can -- well, the president has to do everything he has to do. charles: how does it help romney. >> criticize iffed he doesn't do his job. he's criticized if he does too much and make it look political. romney is going, i just have to not make it look political right now. >> romney has to focus on what he needs to do for the campaign. this isn't a political situation, this is an american situation, the storm is hurting americans, no matter what their party affiliation, the president has a responsibility as president of the united states, which means, communicate with your governors, you know, people are going to argue whether it hurts or helps him. what matters is the campaign and the final seven days leading into it is going to be how their ground game. charles: but the point is though, david, the president does look like he's doing that job and walking the fine line, being presidential, being attenti
that people on both sides, obama campaign people and romney campaign people, and you see the carl rows piece and the numbers that rove quoted are national polling numbers. there's been a big discrepancy between the national numbers and state numbers. according to the national numbers, dead heat or romney slightly ahead, but the state by state breakdowns are showing that obama has the edge. stuart: i don't know how you can account for that. how can you have one candidate in the lead nationally, but behind in the key states like ohio? i don't know how that could work out, quite frankly, i don't get it. >> you're right, it can't work and that's why basically people are picking and choosing, are they going with the national or the state numbers. there's a the lot of reasons why it could be. for one thing the national pollsters have been around for a while, you know, they've got their methodology and the state polling is done by different methodologist, we'll find out november 6th who is right, but looks to me, karl rove does make a good point. when you've got ohio saying that we're going to have
the both the obama and romney campaigns off occurs tomorrow. the president skipping and canceling campaign events tomorrow. returning to the white house here this morning to meet with his emergency response team in the white house situation room at to oversee emergency response to the storm. afterwards he have brooed reporters who asked him if he is worried about the storm disrupting the election next week? >> i am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the impact on families and i'm worried about the impact on our first-responders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy and on transportation. i know, the election will take care of itself next week. >> governor romney also canceling campaign events in wisconsin, virginia and new hampshire out of sensitivity to the situation today and tom. -- tomorrow. liz and david. liz: thanks very much, peter. we'll look at ocean city, maryland. it is currently getting inundated with waves. ocean city, we're told the waves are crashing over the bulkhead on the western side of the city. high tide, 8:00 p.m. agai
. it is -- the republicans are voting 95 percent in this poll for romney. they show about a 12. eight in both wanting him to be reelected and think it's important darman be elected. president allows supporters, his approval rating is back up to near 50. this is a slightly democratic sample. internally it looks strong, but this is before the storm. neil: all these samplings. a rolling out. >> as they came in. that matters. good news for both, but we don't know. neil: all about the passion and the base. i was thinking of the storm, thinking of the millions who are still without power. nothing approaching this magnitude. i do want to scare people again because will have an update later. but i will ask you whether it comes back to what pat said. you have to get that jazz phase-out. electricity disruptions, get out and vote. >> well, you know, it does seem like a lot of the indications point to of more energized of public and base. however, it is important to note that that pace, you know, hal energized are they in ohio? probably the only question that will ultimately matter. does look like the romney campaig
-- that is revealed in poll after poll. a new "washington post" poll shows governor romney turning the economy around. with an 11-point lead as well, and to america trust moreo work with both parties in congress. so to give this election does turn on the economy, governor romney has, perhaps, an edge going into the election's final hours. we will take up the election, which way the swing states we will breaking key demographics with former bush chief of staff and campaign savant karl rove. retired navy admiral james lyons joins us he says the american people deserve to hear the truth about pin gauzy, and it is time for the president to come clean. he joins us live tonight. not only the president in question, the balance of power in congress to be decided. and that is the subject of tonight's start talks. joining me now, former deputy chief of staff to president george w. bush, kal rove. fox is a contributor. good to have you with us. you have said from the outset that this would be a tight race. did you really expected to be this tech??3 >> the -- tht is hard to say, but it will be tight. this will n
in this storm but we're hearing talk of generators. now the president's campaign and mitt romney's isrupt ited by all the bad weather. both of them canceling and skipping events today. the president returning here to the white house to meet with his emergency response team in the white house situation room this morning and to oversee the crisis response. afterwards he briefed reporters who asked him if he is worried about the storms disrupting the election next week? >> i'm not worried at this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the impact on families and i'm worry about impact on first-responders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy. and on transportation. you know, the election will take care of itself next week. melissa: now the president obviously has center stage here in his role as commander-in-chief. governor romney we're hearing though may now tour the storm damage in virginia and new jersey once the hurricane passes. melissa. melissa: peter barnes, thanks so much. speaking of the election, just as the storm is causing blackouts my next guest says our whol
it -- rejected by both republicans and democrats. we hear from business leaders they come up with this. >> how low do the fine balance? i will take that. remove the tax shelter and cut the top rate. >> rahm it -- romney is already proposing nonsense. >> we have a huge tax increase already slowing the economy down. to the clutter the tax code everyone can declare victory like 1986. we took the jump out and got the rates down. get those down sharply. >> he will be the president. >> romney has already made these proposal what are they doing? i don't understand the movation. >> they try to kick congresses but. >> better late than never. >> when you repeals obamacare and get to a sound dollar people think we will do something on the spending side is usual -- the juice will come. the government is not as much of an enemy anymore as it is under this guy. lou: vice president biden jet lag gourde just joe being joe? you will of the numbers. if you think the government is dysfunctional allow wait until you see the electoral college tied. the. ♪ why. lou: last night we brought you high check -- high-te
, where both candidates are tied up right now 48-48. we will give that to governor romney as well. we will move that into his column, 257. president obama right now is up by two in iowa, what the purpose of this scenario we will assumed that governor romney wins. i'm sure you won't argue. he also needs nevada where president obama right now is up by two and a half points. we are giving that to governor romney. see how this scenario plays out. the president would have to take the state of michigan where he is up by four points. let's give those 15 points to him. wisconsin where he is up by two. this is one of the most -- obviously one of the most important states. ohio where the president is up by two points in a pivotal, obviously as we have been talking about and will be talking about for 11 days, ohio critical. we will give that to the president. pennsylvania. the president is up five points. adding another 20 points to his electoral coun. new hampshire, those four points we are going to give. up by just one point. if thatere to happen, as you can see, 269-269, we have a time. so wh
important for traders and the economy. with hurricane sandy bearing down on the east coast both president obama and mitt romney have been forced to change their campaign scandals. one thing that has been settled. the labor department planning to release the october jobs report, the last one before the election. peter barnes is in washington with the latest on that. peter. >> we're in the briefing room in the white house. we're in the middle of a political campaign, the race for the presidency and the president deciding this morning to skip a campaign in florida to get back here to the white house. he also canceled a campaign event in wisconsin scheduled for tomorrow. the white house said he wanted to be here to stay on top of hurricane sandy and to direct the federal response. he met with his homeland security team here at the white house this morning in the situation room. afterwards briefed reporters who asked him if he was concerned that the storm might have any impact on next week's election? >> i am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the imp
. president obama and governor romney back on the campaign trail and rich edson is watching this. rich: intense campaigning for both candidates in highly contested states. president obama in wisconsin and nevada and colorado. mitt romney is campaigning throughout virginia criticizing the president for its latest economic plan, proposing a new cabinet position. secretary of business. >> came up with an idea last night which is to create the department of business. i don't think adding a new chair in his cabinet will help add millions of jobs on main street. rich: president obama says the position would streamline the federal government for businesses. in wisconsin the president is arguing his administration has made progress and a vote for governor romney is a vote for president george w. bush's policies. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. the very same policies we have been cleaning up after for the past four years. >> the candidates continue to sprint to the. election officials are insu
that the money has to come from somewhere going to something else. you both argue politicians have been around about to economic points. >> obama's says he will stimulate the economy with green jobs and mitt romney says defense spending this same principle but on different programs because the priorities are different part of the government gets involved and spend money bet it will create jobs. but when you take the money from other uses, from taxpayers comment and it redistributes john: it may be a good thing to pay for defense it matters how would is spent? >> judge by the outcome. when someone says they create 1 million jobs that means his program is very expensive. they could have been doing something else it is suspect when they judge a program based on jobs created. john: moving on i was struck that if we need regulation you cannot start a bank in york raj. what is wrong? >> hewlett-packard's did start them major company and so did steve was the act. he is right you cannot start a bank because of regulation maybe we should question not begrudge but the regulation. >> to take a more serio
somewhere going to something else. you both argue politicians have been around about to economic points. >> obama's says he will stimulate the economy with green jobs and mitt romney says defense spending this same principle but on different programs because the priorities are different part of the government gets involved and spend money bet it will create jobs. but when you take the money from other uses, from taxpayers comment and it redistributes john: it may be a good thing to pay for defense it matters how would is spent? >> judge by the outcome. when someone says they create 1 million jobs that means his program is very expensive. they could have been doing something else it is suspect when they judge a program based on jobs created. john: moving on i was stck that if we need regulation you cannot start a bank in york raj. what is wrong? >> hewlett-packard's did start them major company and so did steve was the act. he is right you cannot start a bank because of regulation maybe we should question not begrudge but the regulation. >> to take a more serious example wal-mart has dif
and mitt romney have overly differenutterly differenf it. >> economist at the numbers were not strong enough or weak enough to be a game-changer for the election on tuesday, but the report provided ammunition for both campaigns this morning. the president highlighting job creation since the economic recovery began three years ago, mitt romney said job creation is still not strong enough. >> today the businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new% jobs. this morning to learn companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last eight months. >> he said he would lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now. we learned it is actually 7.9%, and that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> romney picking up a talking point the unemployment rate rose to 7.9%. a month ago to recall in a september jobs report the rate dropped unexpectedly from 8.1% to 7.8%, which was the rate the president obama had when he took office in january 2009. giving the president a talking point, given that one back. dennis:
, and it is the reason i don't like the mitt romney passive approach, just turn over to the courts. it would not have moved fast enough. it would not have taken the action the president's team did. all of us do that both chrysler and the gm teams and the boards had to go. neil: ended up going into italian hands. in the in the gm is opening up in china. that is all well and good. i am just saying, that was not the way it was originally billed. >> lk, i think that gm opening plants in china is great because it is more sales for gm. and the jeep was the first car sold in china, the fact that chrysler is going to produce more is also good. who cares who it is that came in tell rescue chrysler? there was no one else that wanted to take over. and that he has done a phenomenal job. he is canadian anyway. neil: there is that. i do like the italians. >> she has done a great job. neil: okay. >> the netting the u.s. has benefited. neil: we can disagree on some fine points. thank you. very good. >> you have to agree that it is one of the real successes of this administration tha they have turned this industry ar
come as you might expect, been thrown into disarray. both candid it's scrapping their event schedules and polling agencies such as gallops suspending their operations, at least in terms of the daily tracking. governor romney today focused on fund-raising for the victims of the deadly storm while president obama canceled his events through wednesday to monitor the aftermath in response to hurricane sandy from the white house. we have team coverage here tonight. rick leventhal on the devastated jersey shore. shannon green on the storm damage in virginia, and ed henry tonight from the white house on the storm's political impact and the campaigns that are, tonight, frozen in place. many east coast residents heard or read weather forecasts and there's speculation about hybrid storms of the hurricane and nor'easter, perhaps, a super storm, as sandy approached, and they were understandably skeptical of what often turns out to be exaggerated meteorological storm forecasts. tonight they and millions of others find themselves suffering through what has turned out to be the mass devastation, wre
: the final push of a campinas on. both candidates back on the campaign trail reaching out to voters in several pivotal states. rich edson has the latest. reporter: in the states, colorado, ohio, nevada -- we will see plenty of governor romney and president obama over the next five days. governor romney speaking in virginia. campaign aides say the candidates are pitching their closing arguments. president obama, a theme that his administration has accomplished economic progress. it is lost on the economy and criticizing the president's latest idea, proposing a new cabinet position. >> we do not even secretary of business to understand business. we need a president who understands business, naidu. >> we have made real progress these past four years. but wisconsin, we know that our work is not done yet. reporter: as the candidates across the country, election officials are ensuring that voters can get to the polls and vote once they get there. election officials say that despite power outages from the storm from all polling places currently have electricity. officials there say they ex
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